Oaks Quotes

Quotes tagged as "oaks" (showing 1-4 of 4)
Kay Ryan
“In the hills giant oaks
Fall upon their knees
You can touch parts
You have no right to”
Kay Ryan

Muriel Barbery
“What makes the strength of the soldier isn't the energy he uses trying to intimidate the other guy by sending him a whole lot of signals, it's the strength he's able to concentrate within himself, by staying centered. That Maori player was like a tree, a great indestructible oak with deep roots and a powerful radiance- everyone could feel it. And yet you also got the impression that the great oak could fly, that it would be as quick as the wind, despite, or perhaps because of, its deep roots.”
Muriel Barbery, The Elegance of the Hedgehog

Hope Jahren
“Once your baby tree is in the ground, check it daily, because the first three years are critical. Remember that you are your tree's only friend in a hostile world.”
Hope Jahren, Lab Girl

“The oaks stand - quite still - so still that the lichen loves them...such solace and solitude seventy-nine miles thick cannot be painted...it is necessary to stay in it like oaks to know it. (1884)”
Jefferies Richard 1848-1887, The Life of the Fields, by Richard Jeffries ..